Syrian government forces, supported by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have repelled a surprise attack by members of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, on military posts in the country’s strategic southwestern region of Quneitra near the border with Israeli-controlled Palestinian territories.
A man in Russia's southern province of Dagestan shot into a crowd of people leaving a church on Sunday, killing five and injuring at least five others, Russian news agencies reported, citing the local health ministry.
Israeli military forces have detained six members of the Islamic Jihad resistance movement in the central part of the occupied West Bank on the allegation that they were planning to carry out attacks against the Tel Aviv regime’s minister of military affairs Avigdor Lieberman and other Israeli officials.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has pledged to investigate an alleged attack involving a group of Russian private military contractors on US-backed opposition forces in Syria but stopped short of accusing Moscow of orchestrating the assault.
Separatist fighters in Cameroon killed three soldiers and wounded four others during an attack overnight in the English-speaking Southwest region, two military sources and a separatist commander said on Sunday.